Great Times

STEAM introduced for our littlest learners

Stories
May 6, 2022
Get to know our new STEAM curriculum for Pre Prep at Great Ballard.
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News

Great Ballard STEM Day

News
April 26, 2022
Along with local primary school pupils, children from Years 5 and 6 gathered together for a day celebrating all things STEM related with a variety of competitions and teamwork challenges.
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Year 6 tackle the South Downs Ways

News
May 13, 2022
For their first big residential of Year 6, pupils plotted their own route and planned a hike along the South Downs Way.
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Child-lead charity event for the Dogs' Trust

News
April 26, 2022
The Spartans hosted a charity dog walk and bake sale to support the Dogs' trust, their chosen charity for the year. There were children's treats, dog treats, and plenty of Easter treats on a gloriously sunny final day of term.
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Ground Force Day Spring 2022

News
April 26, 2022
It was another successful Ground Force Day for the GB family (and in the sunshine too!).
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Stories

An independent education

Stories
May 17, 2022
Our Academic Deputy gives her perspective on how an independent school education differs from a state education having taught across both sectors.
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How to get your child Reception ready

Stories
November 25, 2021
Important milestones are dotted along our pathways as we travel through life – none more so than when young children begin their journey into education. As parents you find yourself challenged with a big decision: who to trust with the care and education of your most precious commodity. Schools are around every corner...but how do you know which is the right one for you, and more importantly for your child?
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How Great Ballard does PSHE

Stories
September 30, 2021
Some may ask, PSHE, what is that? It has been given many acronyms over the years and you may recall something similar from your own school days. As well as various name changes, the curriculum has recently been updated to reflect the multifaceted and rather complex society in which we live.
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Mental health

Stories
February 19, 2021
How have your students adjusted to the new way of working and what’s been the impact on their mental health? What signs should parents look out for to ensure their children are coping? Some Top tips please!
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Let’s all go on a reading adventure!

Stories
February 19, 2021
Some top tips on how to help your child with their first steps in reading.
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Wellbeing and nutrition – GB style

Stories
February 19, 2021
Schools need to consider Head, Heart, Hand and Health in all they do and there’s no better place to start than with what they eat.
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